Archive for category: Crypto 101

How does Stacks relate to Bitcoin?

You’ll often hear that Bitcoin is an asset, while Ethereum is more like an operating system. Stacks claims to combine the best of both...

CityCoins, explained

CityCoins is a new project built on top of Stacks, where people can support their favorite city’s treasury, earn STX stacking rewards, and u...

Quick Buy vs Pro Trading, explained

There are two main options to buy crypto on Okcoin: Quick Buy and Pro Trading. Here’s how to make the most of both, in simple terms. 🤓 We...

How to protect your crypto assets

We offer a wide range of security options that are easy to implement. Here’s an overview of those options, in simple terms. 🔍 TL;DR Un...

Inflation, bitcoin, and the messy truth about cash

ICYMI prices are rising in the US at the fastest pace in 40 years — an inflation rate of 7.5% YoY compared to December’s 7%. And the impact ...

Crypto taxes, explained

This is a partner post by Erin Fennimore, the Global Head of Information Reporting at TaxBit. She leads the expansion of tax software soluti...

NFTs on Stacks, explained

Stacks is a blockchain ecosystem allowing smart contracts to be built on top of Bitcoin, and it’s becoming a thriving platform for non-fungi...

Learn about Stacks Improvement Proposal 12

Stacks Improvement Proposal 12 has been adopted! Learn more about it means for STX users. Since the launch of Stacks 2.0 in January of 20...

Introducing “I am Satoshi”: A series about your extraordinary crypto stories

A note about our new video series from our Video Lead, Elina Marchenko. We are Satoshi As a video producer during the past 15 years, I...

What to expect with Ethereum’s London update on Okcoin

On August 5 around 5 am PT / 12 pm UTC— precisely at block height 12,965,000 – Ethereum’s London hard fork (including EIP-1559) will activat...